Most Breast-feeding Moms Quit Earlier Than Planned

Erin Carroll planned to breast-feed both her newborn sons. But like many women with the best intentions, it didn't work out. A new government study finds only a third of new moms achieve their goal of exclusively breast-feeding for three months.

Sections:  living   
Topics:  breast feeding   infant   moms   motherhood   mothers   newborn   parenting   study   
  • Moms gather signatures to vote on bikini baristas
    For more than a year a group of Spokane-area moms have been gathering signatures to put the ... public pool in Spokane organized a "nurse-in" to highlight the rights of breast-feeding mothers. Lydia Davis says about a dozen mothers brought their children ...
    02/23/2015 - 2:01 pm | View Link
  • Moms@Work: We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby…
    So I quit.” Interesting ... We now interrupt this meeting for a breast-feeding break… My first business meeting with my friend Chrissy earlier this year at her office included her daughter Addy-Kate, beaming from a wrap on her mother’s hip.
    10/23/2014 - 7:32 am | View Link
  • Why many breast-feeding moms quit earlier than planned
    Before her second son, Hayes, was born a year ago, Erin Carroll was determined to breast-feed him. “With my first one, I didn’t really have any expectations or plans for anything,” says Carroll, 30, a stay-at-home mom in Columbia, S.C. Breast-feeding ...
    06/3/2012 - 6:35 pm | View Link
  • Never Mention the Housekeeper
    Breast-feeding is one. Co-sleeping is another ... Most recently was a response to an essay by Mel Robbins, titled “Why Moms Should Quit.” It was about sharing domestic chores more equally, particularly teaching your children to step up and shoulder ...
    05/10/2011 - 9:05 am | View Link
  • No More Pumping in the Bathroom: New Law Requires Private Nursing Space for Moms
    Lactivists, rejoice -- buried deep inside the much-debated health care reform bill is a legislation that means working moms ... who quit breast-feeding quit because they have to go back to work, and work makes no accommodations." A study released earlier ...
    04/23/2010 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • TelepicturesTV
    Telepictures Productions has the hottest entertainment online: Ellen, TMZ, TMZ LIVE, Extra, Bethenny, Anderson, Let's Ask America, Judge Mathis, People's Court and ...
    08/27/2015 - 4:14 pm | View Website
  • Parenting
    Yes! As a stay-at-home mother of 5 kids, I definitely have wanted to quit many times. I love the “Yay, wood toys!” part of the burning scene.
    08/27/2015 - 11:35 am | View Website
  • Breastfeeding Support | Baby Beloved
    I came to see a lactation consultant at baby beloved not quite knowing what to expect. My baby, Jack, was a month old at that point and I was supplementing about half ...
    08/27/2015 - 11:06 am | View Website
  • natural breastfeeding
    About The Author Sara Sites. Living her dream as a full-time mom in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA, Sara spends her days surrounded by handsome guys (husband Jake and ...
    08/26/2015 - 6:17 pm | View Website
  • Celebrity Babies and Kids – Moms & Babies –
    Get your fix of breaking news and cute photos of celebrity babies, kids, moms and more with the Celebrity Baby Blog.
    08/26/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News